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Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety Practice

The Occupational health and safety is one in all the foremost necessary elements of geographic point management. It’s important that OHSA training and systems are maintained at their best levels of potency. 364 more words

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A Call for More Collaboration in Treating Ebola Patients: Stop Blaming the Worker

I recently talked with a labor health and safety professional in Canada.  She wanted to know if it made sense to recommend that infection control professionals defer to occupational health and safety professionals in decisions related to worker protection in the on-going response to Ebola in healthcare settings. 2,164 more words

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Garage cited for exposing workers to harmful chemicals

A complaint investigation found that Transport Tech LLC failed to provide employees with an effective training program, including information on appropriate handling and safe use of hazardous chemicals at its Hillside repair facility. 421 more words

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Nova Scotia Bans Onshore Fracking; Explores Energy Options

Following a two-year moratorium and the release of the report of a 10-person expert panel chaired by Cape Breton University president David Wheeler, Nova Scotia announced its decision to prohibit onshore high-volume fracking on September 3rd. 205 more words

PCB exposure feared for warehouse workers

A Walmart returns processing center in Indianapolis is contaminated with a toxic substance, and hundreds of workers at the evacuated facility are now undergoing medical testing to see if they were exposed. 723 more words

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The construction and legitimation of workplace bullying in the public sector: insight into power dynamics and organisational failures in health and social care

Nursing Inquiry Online: 17 AUG 2014;   DOI: 10.1111/nin.12077

Health-care and public sector institutions are high-risk settings for workplace bullying. Despite growing acknowledgement of the scale and consequence of this pervasive problem, there has been little critical examination of the institutional power dynamics that enable bullying. 154 more words

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